Morning Round-Up 6-11 - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
Morning Round-Up 6-11

“This rule I propose, Always have an ace in the hole. Always try to arrive at Having an ace some place private. Always have an ace in the hole.” –Cole Porter 

Feature of the Day: The real story in the NSA scandal is the collapse of journalism

Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. US: No Plans to End Broad Surveillance Program
  2. Feds Now Back Morning-After Pills For All Girls
  3. Transplant Vote Seeks Medical and Legal Balance 

New York Times

  1. Chicago Tactics Put Major Dent in Killing Trend
  2. U.S. Drops Bid to Limit Sales of Morning-After Pill
  3. Shootings by Agents Increase Border Tension


  1. Leaks fallout: How bad could it be?
  2. The perfect leak
  3. U.S. to allow Plan B access for all ages (6/10)


  1. ‘Anarchist’ accused in Cleveland bridge bomb plot goes on trial
  2. Fort Hood suspect expected to argue shooting was in defense of Taliban
  3. Appeals court will consider blocked NYC soda ban on Tuesday

Wall Street Journal

  1. U.S. Relies on Spies for Hire to Sift Deluge of Intelligence (6/10)
  2. Regulators Turn Up Heat Over Bank Fees
  3. Rail Lines Bring Housing Clashes (6/10) 

Washington Post

  1. Investigators looking into how Snowden gained access at NSA
  2. Hillary Clinton’s arrival on Twitter leaves followers wondering what’s next
  3. Most Americans back NSA tracking phone records, prioritize probes over privacy

Washington Times

  1. Obamacare ‘rate shock’ hits Ohio with 88 percent increase hikes
  2. Lessons of 1986 loom in immigration debate (6/10)
  3. White House disputes comparisons to Bush amid NSA leak (6/10)


Associated Press

  1. SKorea Says It Considers Talks With North Scrapped
  2. Police Crush Barricades in Istanbul Square
  3. Bombs Hit Syrian Capital, At Least 14 Killed

New York Times

  1. Rebels’ Losses in Syria Complicate Options for U.S. Aid
  2. Riot Police Enter Disputed Square in Istanbul
  3. Taliban Plans U.N. Talks on Lowering Afghan Casualties


  1. Riot police move in on anti-G8 UK protesters
  2. Clashes as Turkish PM urges protesters to quit park
  3. Khatami, reformists back Rohani in Iran presidential vote

Wall Street Journal

  1. Police Move To Clear Istanbul Square
  2. Afghan Forces Foil High-Profile Attacks
  3. Strains Show in China’s Job Market

 Washington Post

  1. Taliban surge expected to continue (6/10)
  2. Iran’s former vice president, Mohammad Reza Aref, drops out of presidential race
  3. Israeli drivers forgo GPS to ride Waze craze

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Egypt’s Perils and Paradoxes
  2. Who Can Check the Surveillance State?


  1. Report: Russia Considering Asylum for NSA Leaker Snowden
  2. Wikileaks’ Assange in Touch with Edward Snowden (6/10) 

The Daily Caller  

  1. Ask James Clapper (6/10)
  2. State voters oppose inflow from immigration bill
  3. Santa Monica’s strict no guns policy questioned after mass shooting

  1. IRS Buying Spying Equipment: Covert Cameras in Coffee Trays, Plants (6/10)
  2. Catholic Cardinal: ‘Are Catholics to be Unwelcome in the Editorial Offices of Major Newspapers?’

Hot Air

  1. Video: Turkish police start to clear protesters from Taksim Square

National Review

  1. Pick Your Scandal
  2. Preventing the Next Gosnell

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Cyber War Details Revealed: Secret presidential order reveals policies for waging offensive, defensive cyber warfare
  2. Scott Brown in Striking Distance of Jeanne Shaheen

The Weekly Standard

        1. Chart: ‘Food Stamp Spending More Than 5X Greater Than Job Training for Vets’

Top Liberal Stories of the Day: 

The Daily Beast

  1. The Mind of Leaker Edward Snowden: An Armchair Analysis
  2. Edward Snowden and What It Takes for an American to Get Asylum
  3. Surveillance Program Got You Yawning? Here’s Why You Should Worry

Huffington Post

  1. Marco Rubio Lobbies on Immigration Reform Behind the Scenes (6/10)
  2. PRISM Program: Obama Administration Held 22 Briefings For Congress on Key FISA Law (6/10)

Talking Points Memo

  1. Edward Snowden: Hero Or Traitor?


      1. Obama Administration To End Age Restrictions on Plan B  

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